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Date: 2006-08-01 (07:36)
From: David MENTRE <david.mentre@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Resources for compiler/interpreter writers

2006/8/1, Joel Reymont <>:
> What are good OCaml resources for an aspiring compiler or interpreter
> writer? I already know about the "One-day Compiler" presentation.

Could you give a pointer to those slides?

> I would like to write a translator from a proprietary trading
> language that's very Pascal-like (EasyLanguage for Omega
> TradeStation). This seems like a fun starter project to me.

In the original Caml book ("Le Langage Caml", in
French, you have a description of a short Pascal-like compiler, as
well as a description of a basic Caml type inference system.
Unfortunately, this book is hard to find.

You'll find some interesting information on MinCaml web site and code:

BTW, I'm also interested in information for wanabee compiler writer.

Best wishes,